October 7, 2020
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Each budget used to have a gender impact statement. We need it back, especially now

COVID-19 has left women, more than men, economically disadvantaged through unemployment, underemployment, lowered incomes, less secure work, greater household and family demands, and increased risk of […]
September 9, 2020
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Meet the Gamechangers: Fleur Madden helps female freelancers

Rare Birds mentor and Ex CEO of Red Republic, Fleur Madden (pictured centre), has launched Freelancing Gems, an online platform to support female freelancers across all […]
September 4, 2020
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Who’s Mentoring the Leaders?

During one of the most intense periods of their career, leaders – from middle-management to C-Suite – are so busy looking after everyone else; managing new […]
August 25, 2020

10 Business Leaders talk Growth by Innovation

10 speakers x 10 minutes = 100 take-aways In partnership with Digivizer and with thanks to funding from the City of Sydney, Rare Birds hosted its […]
August 19, 2020

Rare Birds’ Federally-Funded Business Scholarship Program – as Featured in Smart Company and Dynamic Business

Australia’s media have started to pick up and run the news about the 90 women who are on our Business Scholarship Program. In Smart Company, editor […]
August 14, 2020

Inspiring Rare Birds partners with the Office for Women to help 90 female business owners jump-start their businesses during, after COVID-19

In a fully-funded program announced in June by the Federal Government, Inspiring Rare Birds has awarded scholarships to 90 female business owners from marginalised or disadvantaged backgrounds, who […]
April 4, 2017

This is what it really takes to scale your business

Reaching global audiences is a focus for most SMBs, but how can you tackle the challenges of scaling? Rare Birds Founder and CEO Jo Burston describes what […]
October 8, 2019

How a university student took $200 and created a $1.7 million business in just one year

“Get comfortable with the uncomfortable, and just get started!” Ana Gavia was already flat-out busy when she was studying for a Master’s degree in Podiatric Medicine […]
November 11, 2019
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Meet the Gamechangers: Lisa Burling on motivation and creating the life you want

It's fair to say that Rare Birds Ambassador Lisa Burling hit absolute rock bottom before creating the life of her dreams. She chats with us about how she did it, and how you can too.
February 6, 2020
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Meet the Gamechangers: Entrepreneur Phil Hayes St-Clair on lessons learned from building four companies

As a Rare Birds Ambassador and Mentor, Phil has used his experience as a serial entrepreneur to help others to build strong businesses and he has […]